Remember 90s R&B singer Shanice and her actor husband Flex Alexander? Well the couple will be returning to the spotlight in an OWN special “Flex & Shanice” chronicling the couple’s financial downfall. Who knew? Get the deets and check out the trailer inside…
Grammy nominated 90s R&B singer Shanice and her husband Flex Alexander were on top of the world at one point in their lives. Shanice was climbing the charts with her hit single “I Love Your Smile” and her husband was the star of a hit scripted series “One on One”. And suddenly, it all came tumbling down.
Flex wasn’t booking any gigs and Shanice wasn’t recording any music so they decided to move into a rental home with five other family members, along with their two children make ends meet. Included in the nine people living under one roof, is Shanice’s demanding and controlling mother/manager Crystal.
“It’s hard being a broke celebrity,” said Shanice.
Now things are starting to look up for with Flex finally getting work and Shanice trying returning to the studio to revive her career. The duo seek advice from their celeb friends such as Kym Whitley and Babyface to help figure out their next steps to financial freedom.
The premiere episode will air May 31st at 10pm on the OWN Network.